EFFECTS OF EXPOSURE TO PORTLAND CEMENT DUST ON LUNG FUNCTION IN PORTLAND CEMENT FACTORY WORKERS IN KHASH, IRAN
- Cement dust exposure and acute lung function: A cross shift study. Zeleke, Zeyede K.; Moen, Bente E.; Br�tveit, Magne // BMC Pulmonary Medicine;2010, Vol. 10, p19
Background: Few studies have been carried out on acute effects of cement dust exposure. This study is conducted to investigate the associations between current "total" dust exposure and acute respiratory symptoms and respiratory function among cement factory workers. Methods: A combined...
- Dust Exposure and Respiratory Health Effects in Cement Production. Kakooei, Hossein; Gholami, Abdollah; Ghasemkhani, Mehdi; Hosseini, Mostapha; Panahi, Davoud; Pouryaghoub, Golamreza // Acta Medica Iranica;2012, Vol. 50 Issue 2, p122
Dust can be produced by almost all production processes in Portland cement factory. Dust exposure potentially can affect respiratory function. But evidence for respiratory effect of cement dust exposure has not been conclusive. In this study we assessed effect of cement dust exposure on...
- Elevated Serum IgE, Eosinophilia, and Lung Function in Rubber Workers. Bascom, Rebecca; Baser, Michael E.; Thomas, Richard J.; Fisher, John F.; Yang, William N.; Baker, John H. // Archives of Environmental Health;Jan/Feb90, Vol. 45 Issue 1
Reports on the outbreak of acute respiratory illness associated with eosinophilia in rubber workers. Characteristics of the illness; Etiology of the disorder; Effect of rubber on pulmonary function.
- Respiratory Symptoms and Lung Function in Jute Processing Workers: A Primary Investigation. Chen Zhou; Zenlin Liu; Chinshan Ho; Jiezhi Lou // Archives of Environmental Health;Nov/Dec89, Vol. 44 Issue 6
Investigates the respiratory symptoms and lung function of jute mill workers exposed to jute dust. Measurement of dust concentration; Prevalence of cough and chest tightness following exposure; Incidence of abnormal lung functions among dust-exposed workers.
- Respiratory health associated with exposure to automobile exhaust. III. Results of a cross-sectional study in 1987, and repeated pulmonary function tests from 1987 to 1990. NAKAI, SATOSHI; NITTA, HIROSHI; MAEDA, KAZUHO // Archives of Environmental Health;Jan/Feb99, Vol. 54 Issue 1, p26
Looks at the epidemiological study which investigated the association between exposure to automobile exhaust and respiratory health in automobile industry workers. Materials and methods of the study; Result of the exposure assessment; Description of the questionnaire survey.
- Wood-Pulp Workers' Disease: A Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis Caused by Alternaria. Schlueter, Donald P.; Fink, Jordan N.; Hensley, George T. // Annals of Internal Medicine;Dec72, Vol. 77 Issue 6, p907
Focuses on a respiratory disease resulting from prolonged exposure to logs contaminated with alternaria. Case studies of respiratory illness with progressive functional impairment among workers in the paper manufacturing industry; Summary of pulmonary function studies done in 1971; Information...
- Evaluation of a Model Training Program for Respiratory -- Protection Preparedness at Local Health Departments. Alfano-Sobsey, Edie; Kennedy, Bobby; Beck, Frank; Combs, Brian; Kady, Wendy; Ramsey, Steven; Stockweather, Allison; Service, Will // Journal of Environmental Health;Apr2006, Vol. 68 Issue 8, p38
Respiratory-protection programs have had limited application in local health departments and have mostly focused on protecting employees against exposure to tuberculosis (TB). The need to provide the public health workforce with effective respiratory protection has, however, been underscored by...
- PNEUMOTOXICITY OF DUST FROM ALUMINUM FOUNDRY AND PURE ALUMINA: A COMPARATIVE STUDY OF MORPHOLOGY AND BIOMARKERS IN RATS. Halatek, Tadeusz; Opalska, Barbara; Lao, Iwona; Stetkiewicz, Jan; Rydzynski, Konrad // International Journal of Occupational Medicine & Environmental H;Jan2005, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p59
Objectives: The overall objective was to assess the role of aluminum dust and fumes in the aluminum foundry (Al-F) in generating local inflammation in the respiratory tract, which may lead to induction and elicitation of occupational asthma and fibrosis. To understand the underlying mechanisms...
- LETTER TO THE EDITORS. Massey, Douglas G.; Fournier-Massay, Gisele // Archives of Environmental Health;Jan/Feb93, Vol. 48 Issue 1
Comments of the effects of sugar cane residue dust inhalation on the development of respiratory disease in Hawaii. Signs and symptoms of the disease; Conduction of pulmonary function test for the investigation; Impact of bagasse on asthmatic allergy.